Keyword: Opportunity

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

(1847 – 1931) American inventor, scientist & businessman

The follies which a man regrets most, in his life, are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity.

(1876 – 1950) journalist & humorist

Opportunity knocks for every man, but you have to give a woman a ring.

(1893 – 1980) actress, playwright, screenwriter & sex symbol

If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it!

(1925 – 2013) comedian & actor

Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.

(1856 – 1950) Irish playwright & socialist

The follies which a man regrets most in his life are those which he didn’t commit when he had the opportunity.

Opportunity always knocks at the least opportune moment.

Opportunity: A favorable occasion for grasping a disappointment.

(1842 – 1914) author & satirist

When one door closes another one falls on top of you.

(1956 – ) British actor, writer, musician, comedian & broadcaster

Opportunities always look bigger going than coming.

When opportunity knocks, you’ve got headphones on.

Sometimes opportunity knocks, but most of the time it sneaks up and then quietly steals away.

(1926 – ) newspaper columnist

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